At J.P. Morgan, we use a variety of technologies and techniques to help ensure that our products and services are secure. You should protect yourself too by making an effort to control risks when you use your computer or conduct business online.
Here are some of the steps you can take:
If you notice suspicious activity in your accounts, report it to the appropriate parties immediately.
Beware of email messages you receive from senders you do not know; do not open email attachments or click on links until you have verified the sender.
Prevent unauthorized people from using your computer:
Log out or lock your workstation whenever you leave your computer.
Change your passwords often, choosing passwords that are hard for others to guess.
Do not give your passwords to anyone.
Do not record your passwords in an easy-to-find place.
Use different passwords for different websites.
Use a computer dedicated to online banking activities; not for web-browsing, email or personal use.
Check with your organization’s IT department about installing anti-virus/anti-spyware and other internet security software to protect your computer.
Take advantage of your computer’s security features.
Use only software approved by your company and follow your company’s data security policies.
Do not leave your computer and digital media in unsecured locations, such as in your car.